23 September 2011

Flowering on the Common in September

Hermannia multiflora



What you may see on a spring walk on Meadowridge Common this September.

Zantedeschia aethiopica Arum Lily – ARACEAE or Arum family.

Asparagus rubicundus Wag ’n bietjie – ASPARAGACEAE or Asparagus family.

Trachyandra ciliata Cape Spinach or Veldkool
Trachyandra revoluta – ASPHODELACEAE or Aloe family.

Colchium eucomoides which used to be Androcymbium eucomoides Men-in-a-boat
Baeometra uniflora Beetle Lily
Wurmbea monopetala – COLCHICACEAE or Colchicum family.

Wachendorfia paniculata Rooikanol – HAEMODORACEAE or Bloodroot family.

Albuca juncifolia (also known as Ornithogalum imbricatum) Cup and Saucer – HYACINTHACEAE or Hyacinth family.

Spiloxene capensis Peacock Flower – HYPOXIDACEAE or Star Lily family.

Geissorhiza aspera Blue Satinflower or Sysie
Geissorhiza imbricata
Moraea flaccida
Groottulp (with long, trailing leaf)
Moraea collina Geeltulp
Moraea tripetala Blou-uintjie
Romulea flava White Romulea orWitknikkertjie
Romulea hirsuta Frutang
Romulea obscura
Romulea rosea
Rooiknikkertjie or Common Romulea
Sparaxis bulbifera Fluweeltjie – IRIDACEAE or Iris family.

Triglochin bulbosa – JUNCAGINACEAE or

Satyrium odorum ORCHIDACEAE or Orchid family

Restio quinquefarius
Thamnochortus fruticosus
RESTIONACEAE or Restio family

Carpobrotus edulus
Lampranthus glaucus
Lampranthus reptans
Lampranthus stenus
Tetragonia fructicosa
– AIZOACEAE or Ice-plant family

Arctotheca calendula Cape Weed
Chrysanthemoides monilifera
Senecio littoreus
Cotula turbinata
Tripteris clandestina
Ursinia anthemoides
Dimorphotheca pluvialis
ASTERACEAE – Daisy family

Heliophila africana BRASSICACEAE – Mustard family

Psoralea pinnata FABACEAE – Pea family

Geranium incanum
Pelargonium capitatum
Pelargonium myrrhifolium
Pelargonium triste
GERANIACEAE – Geranium family

Hermannia multiflora MALVACEAE – Hibiscus family

Oxalis obtusa
Oxalis pes-caprae
Oxalis versicolor
OXALIDACEAE – Oxalis family

Nylandtia spinosa – POLYGALACEAE – Polygala family

Diastella proteoides
Leucadendron salignum
Protea repens
Serruria glomerata
PROTEACEAE – Protea family

Passerina corymbosa
Struthiola ciliata
Struthiola dodecandra
THYMELACEAE – Daphne family



List compiled by Fiona Watson, Botanical Officer, Friends of Meadowridge Common.

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